The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has expressed its profound sorrow at the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.
Following the announcement from Buckingham Palace that the Queen has passed, CIEH has offered its condolences to the Royal Family whilst praising her devotion to public service.
Awarded a Royal Charter in 1984, CIEH has a long history of association with the British monarchy.
Julie Barratt, President of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said:
“This is deeply sad news, and we share the grief felt by millions across the country.
CIEH is incredibly proud of its Royal Charter, and we have been honoured with the support we have received from the monarchy since our creation.
Her Majesty represented so many values that we all hold dear including integrity, fortitude, and a selfless devotion to public service.
Her passing is a huge loss to the nation.”
Dr Phil James, Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, said:
“We join with many in expressing our sorrow at the passing of the Queen.
Throughout her reign she was a beacon of stability, steadfastly committed to serving our country and the wider Commonwealth.
She will be greatly missed by us all, and our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this extremely difficult time.”